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[movies]"Tannhauser" (1913) starring Florence La Badie
"Tannhauser" ("Tannhäuser" in German) is a short fantasy drama, featuring Florence La Badie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  "Tannhauser" was made by Thanhouser Company.  Because the film title and the company that produced it look almost the same, let's clear a possible confusion. The film is based on "Tannhäuser", an opera by the German composer  Richard Wagner; Tannhäuser is the name of the main male character of this opera.Thanhouser Company was created by Edwin Thanhouser in 1910. ...
Keywords: Florence La Badie; Thanhouser; James Cruze; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent fantasy films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 344
[movies]"Tannhauser" (1913) starring Florence La Badie (short version)
"Tannhauser" ("Tannhäuser" in German) is a short fantasy drama, featuring Florence La Badie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  "Tannhauser" was made by Thanhouser Company.  Because the film title and the company that produced it look almost the same, let's clear a possible confusion. The film is based on "Tannhäuser", an opera by the German composer  Richard Wagner; Tannhäuser is the name of the main male character of this opera.Thanhouser Company was created by Edwin Thanhouser in 1910.  I...
Keywords: Florence La Badie; Thanhouser; James Cruze; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent fantasy films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 303
[movies]"Tess of the Storm Country" (1922) director John S. Robertson with Mary Pickford
"Tess of the Storm Country" is a moving drama, included in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of director John S. Robertson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. The film grasps the viewer's attention from beginning until end.  A rich man has built a house on top of a hill and is going out of his way to get rid of his poor squatter neighbors living at the bottom. The rich man's son, however, is not only sympathetic to the plight of the poor, but also is attracted to a squatter girl ...
Keywords: John S. Robertson; Mary Pickford; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 2,386
[movies]"The Adventures of Dollie" (1908) director D.W. Griffith starring Arthur V. Johnson
"The Adventures of Dollie" is a short crime drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Arthur V. Johnson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.This is the very first film directed by D.W. Griffith, who later became known as "The father of film".  We are lucky that this film survives and we can see his very beginnings as a master filmmaker.  In this film he already shows a flare for the dramatic, something he perfected in his more than 500 works.Arthur V...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Arthur V. Johnson; Linda Arvidson; Biograph Company; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 580
[movies]"The Beloved Rogue" (1927) starring John Barrymore and Marceline Day
"The Beloved Rogue" is a historical romantic drama featuring John Barrymore and Marceline Day, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. The film is by any measure a super production even in the contemporary meaning of the word.  It has rich sets, enormous crowds, intriguing storyline that includes numerous adventures, such as roof jumping and catapult shooting and, yes, a beautiful romance that goes through agony to reach the final triumph.      The film has as its principal player John Barrymore, who...
Keywords: John Barrymore; Marceline Day; Conrad Veidt; Alan Crosland; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent romantic drama; historical romantic drama; silent classics; classic images; classic historical movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; classic romantic movies
Downloads: 2,051 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]"The Big City" (1928) starring Lon Chaney and Marceline Day - a trailer
"The Big City" is a classic crime drama. We have included this film in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of Marceline day, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.The last known copy of the film "The Big City" perished in 1967 in the MGM vaults fire that also destroyed "London after Midnight".  Silent Era lists this film as "survival status: unknown".  It is not available for viewing, so we have to rely on newspaper articles from the 1920ies.  If you have any information about a surv...
Keywords: Tod Browning; Lon Chaney; Marceline Day; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 446
[movies]"The Black Hand" (1906) cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"The Black Hand", True Story of a Recent Occurrence in the Italian Quarter of New York, is a short crime drama featuring cinematographer Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.A gang by the name of Black Hand demands a big amount of money from a local businessman.  If the demands are not met it threatens his daughter. Then the gang kidnaps the girl anyway and sends one of its members to collect the ransom.Directed by                       Wallace McCutcheonCinematogr...
Keywords: Billy Bitzer; Wallace McCutcheon; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 467
[movies]"The Black Viper" (1908)
"The Black Viper"  is a short crime drama, featuring cinematographer Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. A man saves a girl after she is attacked in the street by a thug nicknamed Viper.  Later the thug comes back with a gang, overpowers the man and takes him away on a cart. The girl organizes a pursuit with the help of friends, and they chase the gang on a rocky mountain terrain.D.W. Griffith plays the role of one of the rescuers in addition to the director's job.We trust that silent...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Billy Bitzer; Biograph Company; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 475
[movies]"The Blue Bird" [1918] - Maurice Tourneur
Like the quest for "truth, justice, equality, peace", Mytyl and Tyltyl are guided by Berylune [a fairy] to find "happiness". [See NOTE at the end.] IMDb reviewer, wes-connors, wrote... Somewhere or anywhere, during a snowy winter, young Robin Macdougall (as Tyltyl) and little sister Tula Belle (as Mytyl) learn their neighbor's child is sick. The ailing girl thinks she might be well and happy if she could only have young Tyltyl's caged bird, but Mytyl decides the siblings won't give it up...
Keywords: fantasy; Maurice Tourneur; silent
Downloads: 1,936
[movies]"The Boy Detective" (1908) cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"The Boy Detective, or The Abductors Foiled" is a short crime drama. The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of Robert Harron and Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.This is the earliest surviving film with Robert Harron that we have.  He was one month short of 15 y.o.  Robert Harron plays the messenger boy, as was often the case in his first roles.  Thus, we can glance at the humble beginning of his illustrious career, which would take him to star roles in such mas...
Keywords: Robert Harron; Billy Bitzer; Wallace McCutcheon; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 292
[movies]"The Broken Spring Rose" (1912) director Victor Sjöström (Seastrom)
"The Broken Spring Rose", a.k.a. "The Gardener" and "The Cruelty of the World", is a short Swedish drama, featuring director Victor Sjöström (Seastrom), a star of Silent Hall of Fame.Victor Seastrom is both a star of the film and its director.  He was successful in his native Sweden before making a career in the USA in 1924-1930.  His Hollywood films are still copyrighted, this is why we show you films from his previous years."The Broken Spring Rose" was banned in Sweden, where it was shown...
Keywords: Victor Sjöström; Victor Seastrom; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 335
[movies]"The Cameraman" (1928) starring Buster Keaton and Marceline Day
"The Cameraman" is a classic romantic comedy. This film illustrates the work and contributions of Marceline day, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. "The Cameraman" was the first film of Buster Keaton after he signed a contract with MGM, and before the studio was able to stifle his unique creativity and effectively grind his career to a halt.  In this film Buster Keaton is still at the top of his form and he creates a string of breathtaking gags, which are masterfully connected with a nice story and...
Keywords: Buster Keaton; Marceline Day; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; classic romantic comedy
Downloads: 2,984 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]"The Cord of Life" (1909) director D. W. Griffith
"The Cord of Life"  is a short crime drama featuring Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  Our stars Arthur V. Johnson and Florence Lawrence have small parts in the film.George Gebhardt demands money from Charles Inslee, but is thrown out empty-handed and vows revenge.  Then when Charles Inslee's wife Marion Leonard leaves their little girl alone for a moment George Gebhardt jumps in.  He puts the child in a basket and lets it hang outside on a cord in such a way that when the windo...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Florence Lawrence; Arthur V. Johnson; Billy Bitzer; Biograph Company; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 267
[movies]"The Country Doctor" (1909) starring Florence Lawrence
"The Country Doctor" is a short drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring actress Florence Lawrence and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. This film depicts real human tragedy and may not be suitable for all audiences.  Viewer discretion is advised.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring back from oblivion the names and legac...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Florence Lawrence; Billy Bitzer; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 265
[movies]"The Cricket On The Hearth" (1909) director D.W. Griffith
"The Cricket On The Hearth" is a short drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Arthur Johnson and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.The film is based on the novella "The Cricket on the Hearth" by Charles Dickens.  Arthur Johnson plays the role of the minister. The film does not have intertitles.A young man leaves his girlfriend to make a fortune at sea.  Upon his return he finds out that she is about to marry an older man.  He decides to check if his girlfriend lov...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Biograph Company; Billy Bitzer; Arthur V. Johnson; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 341
[movies]"The Curtain Pole" (1909) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"The Curtain Pole" is a short comedy directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Florence Lawrence, Arthur Johnson and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.A house party is interrupted when a curtain pole breaks.  The lady of the house (Florence Lawrence) wants to take care of the problem but one of the guests (Mack Sennett) volunteers to run to the hardware store and get a replacement.  On his way back he causes mayhem on every step of the way...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Billy Bitzer; Mack Sennett; Florence Lawrence; Arthur V. Johnson; Biograph Company; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 268
[movies]"The Divine Woman" (1928) director Victor Sjöström (Seastrom)
"The Divine Woman" is a drama, included in our program to illustrate the work of director Victor Seastrom, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.Only 9 minutes of the film survive, preserved in a Russian archive.  Lars Hanson is a soldier leaving the country on a military mission and Greta Garbo is his girlfriend who will stay behind. The episode shows their emotions in the parting scene.Directed by                     Victor Seastrom (Victor Sjöström)Produced by         ...
Keywords: Victor Seastrom; Victor Sjöström; Lars Hanson; Greta Garbo; Polly Moran; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 522
[movies]"The Dude and the Burglars" (1903) cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"The Dude and the Burglars" is a very short crime drama featuring cinematographer Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.Directed by                       Wallace McCutcheonCinematography by         Billy BitzerStarring                             unknownDistributed by                   Biograph CompanyRelease date                      July 13, 1903Country                             United StatesRunning time       ...
Keywords: Billy Bitzer; Wallace McCutcheon; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 369
[movies]"The Eagle" [1925] - Clarence Brown
Sort of a Valentine treat. A comback film for Rudolph with this well-liked film. Plot [Wikipedia]... Vladimir Dubrovsky (Rudolph Valentino), a Cossack serving in the Russian army, comes to the notice of the Czarina (Louise Dresser) when he rescues Mascha (Vilma Banky), a beautiful young lady, and her aunt trapped in a runaway stagecoach. He is delighted when the Czarina offers to make him a general but horrified when she tries to seduce him...
Keywords: Clarence Brown; Louise Dresser; Rudolph Valentino; silent film; Vilma Banky; William Cameron Menzies
Downloads: 1,891 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]"The Enchanted Cottage" (1924) director John S. Robertson
"The Enchanted Cottage" is a moving drama, included in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of director John S. Robertson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. A disabled war veteran (Richard Barthelmess), hurting in body and soul and feeling rejected by the world, meets a plain girl (May McAvoy), who is unattractive in appearance, but with a kind and sensitive heart.  Will these two outcasts of society see the beautiful traits in each other and find love and happiness?The film enjoys...
Keywords: John S. Robertson; Richard Barthelmess; May McAvoy; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 702
[movies]"The Escape on the Fast Freight" (1915) starring Helen Holmes
"The Escape on the Fast Freight" is a short action film from a serial by the name of "The Hazards of Helen", featuring Helen Holmes, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. This is episode 13 from a total of 119 weekly one reel films produced by Kalem, showing just how popular this serial was in 1914-1917. The first 48 films starred Helen Holmes, the remaining 71 starred Helen Gibson. They both played heroines that were independent and adventurous, resolving dangerous situations with quick thinking...
Keywords: The Hazards of Helen; Helen Holmes; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent action films; classic action films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent serial
Downloads: 255
[movies]"The Evidence of the Film" (1913) starring Florence La Badie
"The Evidence of the Film" is a short crime film, featuring Florence La Badie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  The film is significant for the fact that it depicts "film within the film" as a method of proving innocence and guilt. Florence La Badie was the leading actress of Thanhouser from 1911 until her untimely death in 1917 at the age of 29. In 2001 the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."Directe...
Keywords: William Garwood; Florence La Badie; Marie Eline; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; classic crime films; silent classics; classic images; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 268
[movies]"The Female of the Species" (1912) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"The Female of the Species" (A Psychological Tragedy) is a short drama directed by D. W. Griffith.  This film illustrates the work of cinematographer Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. The last four survivors from an abandoned mining village make a desperate trip to safety across the desert.  When the only man (Charles West) dies, his wife (Claire McDowell), aided by her younger sister (Mary Pickford), plans revenge against the other woman (Dorothy Bernard) for allegedly having had a...
Keywords: G.W. Bitzer; D.W. Griffith; Claire McDowell; Mary Pickford; Dorothy Bernard; Charles West; Biograph Company; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 603
[movies]"The First 100 Years" (1924) starring Harry Langdon and Alice Day
"The First 100 Years" is a nice Mack Sennett short comedy, directed by Harry Sweet and starring Harry Langdon and Alice Day, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  Even though only 14 minutes of the original 20 minutes survive, the film is very entertaining with a lot of action, laughs and scares.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring back from oblivion the...
Keywords: Harry Langdon; Alice Day; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 319
[movies]"The Flapper" (1920) starring Olive Thomas
"The Flapper" is an entertaining comedy featuring Olive Thomas, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  Olive Thomas was surely becoming one of the brightest stars in the cinematic sky, only to die just four months after the film's release.  She was 25. After this film the word "flapper" became synonymous with a young woman trying to break the conventional rules.Olive Thomas is a bored schoolgirl in a quiet Florida little town, who dreams about thrills and adventures.  Where she lives even having a s...
Keywords: Olive Thomas; Alan Crosland; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 798
[movies]"The General" (1926) starring Buster Keaton
"The General", a thrilling comedy about the Civil War, lifted Buster Keaton from the ashes of oblivion decades after his name and legacy were forgotten.  Audiences and critics in the 1920ies did not appreciate this extraordinary masterpiece, but Buster Keaton always regarded "The General" as his best film.  Today he is totally vindicated and the world agrees with him.Simple mortals like us are not able to give adequate praise to this masterpiece.  "The General" is fascinating, thrilling, susp...
Keywords: Clyde Bruckman; Buster Keaton; Joseph Schenck; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; classic Civil War movies; The General
Downloads: 1,821 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]"The Georgetown Loop" (1903) cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"The Georgetown Loop" (1903) is a very short documentary, included in our program to illustrate the work of Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.Georgetown was a mining town in a mountainous region of Colorado.  The film shows what is apparently an excursion train running through a picturesque area with passengers enjoying the scenery and waving handkerchiefs. Directed by                       unknownCinematography by         Billy BitzerStarring               ...
Keywords: Billy Bitzer; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent documentary; silent classics; classic movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 382
[movies]"The Golden Louis" (1909) director D. W. Griffith
"The Golden Louis" is a short drama directed by D.W. Griffith.  The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of Arthur Johnson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. There is some uncertainty about the cast of this film. It was released in a split-reel with "The Politician’s Love Story" (1909), for which cinematography was done by G.W. Bitzer and Arthur Marvin.  So there is no reason why these two should not have done the same for "The Golden Louis".  However, some sources show only ...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Arthur V. Johnson; Biograph; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 242
[movies]"The Governor's Special" (1916) starring Helen Gibson
"The Governor's Special" is a short action film from a serial by the name of "The Hazards of Helen", featuring Helen Gibson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. This is episode 76 from a total of 119 weekly one reel films produced by Kalem, showing just how popular this serial was in 1914-1917. The first 48 films starred Helen Holmes, the remaining 71 starred Helen Gibson. They both played heroines that were independent and adventurous, resolving dangerous situations with quick thinking...
Keywords: Helen Gibson; Kalem; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic action movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent serial
Downloads: 281
[movies]"The Grub-Stake" (1923) starring Nell Shipman
"The Grub-Stake" is a Klondike drama with a powerful climax, featuring Nell Shipman, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. Nell Shipman was an actress portraying strong female characters that liked the outdoors and adventures.  Her love for animals was extraordinary, as manifested again in this film.  Nell Shipman was a Canadian. We also show her films "Back to God's Country" and "Something New". Directed by                  Bert Van TuyleProduced by                Nel...
Keywords: Nell Shipman; Bert Van Tuyle; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent Klondike movie; silent classics; classic images; classic Klondike drama; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent Western; silent film Canada
Downloads: 351
[movies]"The Hansom Cabman" (1924) starring Harry Langdon and Marceline Day
"The Hansom Cabman" is a nice Mack Sennett short comedy, directed by Harry Edwards and starring Harry Langdon and a charming 16 year young Marceline Day, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.Harry wakes up with a bad hangover from the night before.  It turns out that today he supposed to get married, but when his fiancée Marceline Day calls him on the phone,  he can't pull himself together and goes back to bed.  He is in for a rude awakening, however, as an unfamiliar woman shows up in his bedroom ...
Keywords: Harry Langdon; Marceline Day; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 289
[movies]"The Hazards of Helen" (1916) starring Helen Gibson
We have included this film in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of Helen Gibson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.This is a short excerpt from an unknown episode of an action serial by the name of "The Hazards of Helen" starring Helen Gibson.  As with all other episodes, this one was likely directed by J.P. McGowan from a story by Edward T. Matlack.  A total of 119 weekly one reel films were produced by Kalem, showing just how popular this serial was in 1914-1917.  The first 4...
Keywords: Helen Gibson; Kalem; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic action movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent serial
Downloads: 362
[movies]"The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (1923) starring Lon Chaney and Patsy Ruth Miller
"The Hunchback of Notre Dame" is a historical drama based on Victor Hugo's novel  featuring Patsy Ruth Miller, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  It is the film, in which Patsy Ruth Miller played her most famous and critically acclaimed role.  Lon Chaney is powerful as ever, and with this film achieved a true star status.  Norman Kerry, Ernest Torrence and the supporting cast deliver fine performances as well.Lon Chaney creates the character of Quasimodo, a crippled man who is disfigured, half ...
Keywords: Lon Chaney; Patsy Ruth Miller; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent historical drama; classic historical drama; classic images; Victor Hugo; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; Ernest Torrence; Norman Kerry; Victor Hugo; Carl Laemmle; Wallace Worsley
Downloads: 777
[movies]"The Jazz Band Leader" (1913) director Mack Sennett
"The Jazz Band Leader", also known as "The Ragtime Band", is a short comedy directed by Mack Sennett.  The film is included in our program to illustrate the contributions of Helen Holmes, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.This is one of the first roles of Helen Holmes, in which she appears as a village beauty.  She became the audacious star of "The Hazards of Helen" a year and a half later, acting as the heroine of numerous railroad adventures.Directed by                Mack SennettProdu...
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Downloads: 395
[movies]"The Joneses Have Amateur Theatricals" (1909) starring Florence Lawrence
"The Joneses Have Amateur Theatricals" is a very short comedy directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Florence Lawrence and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.This is a rare attempt at comedy by D.W. Griffith.  Florence Lawrence has a prominent role together with John R. Cumpson.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring back from ob...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Florence Lawrence; Billy Bitzer; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 341
[movies]"The Leap from the Water Tower" (1915) starring Helen Holmes
The film is included in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of Helen Holmes, a star of Silent Hall of Fame."The Leap from the Water Tower" directed by J.P. McGowan from a story by Edward T. Matlack and Frank Howard Clark, is a short action film from a serial by the name of "The Hazards of Helen" starring Helen Holmes.  This is episode 9 from a total of 119 weekly one reel films produced by Kalem, showing just how popular this serial was in 1914-1917.  The first 48 films starre...
Keywords: Helen Holmes; The Hazards of Helen; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; classic action films; silent action classics; classic images; classic action movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent serial
Downloads: 333
[movies]"The Little Darling" (1909) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"The Little Darling" is a very short comedy directed by D.W. Griffith. The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of actor Arthur Johnson and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. A bunch of bachelors in a boarding house receive the news that a little girl will pay a visit.  However, after all buy toys, they get a big surprise.Directed by                       D.W...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Billy Bitzer; Mary Pickford; Mack Sennett; Arthur V. Johnson; Biograph Company; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 369
[movies]"The Little Match Girl" ["La petite marchande d'allumettes"] [1928] - Jean Renoir
From Hans Christian Andersen's story to the screen by Jean Renoir, Catherine Hessling as Karen evokes delight and pathos. Wikipedia... Spoiler included. On a cold New Year's Eve, a poor girl tries to sell matches in the street. She is freezing badly, but she is afraid to go home because her father will beat her for not selling any matches. She takes shelter in a nook and lights the matches to warm herself...
Keywords: Catherine Hessling; French cinema; Hans Christian Andersen; Jean Renoir; silent films
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[movies]"The Luck o' the Foolish" (1924) starring Harry Langdon and Marceline Day
"The Luck o' the Foolish" is a nice Mack Sennett short comedy, directed by Harry Edwards and starring Harry Langdon and a charming 16 year young Marceline Day, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.This is Marceline Day's second leading role after the one in "Black Oxfords", a film which is not available for viewing.  In "The Luck o' the Foolish" she performs very nicely in all episodes, and makes a significant contribution for the film's good reception - it enjoys a strong 7.8 viewer rating in IMDB. ...
Keywords: Harry Langdon; Marceline Day; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 297
[movies]"The Man Without a Country" (1917) starring Florence La Badie
"The Man Without a Country" is a drama, featuring Florence La Badie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  This was last film of Florence La Badie - she died 34 days after the film's release as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident.  She was only 29.Florence La Badie plays an outstanding role in this film.  There is one particularly memorable scene, in which she publicly defies her fiance to choose between wearing a patriotic pin instead of being a pacifist and getting back her engagem...
Keywords: Florence La Badie; Thanhouser; Holmes Herbert; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 169
[movies]"The Mended Lute" (1909) director D. W. Griffith starring Florence Lawrence
"The Mended Lute" is a short native American drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring actress Florence Lawrence, actor Arthur Johnson and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.Rising Moon (Florence Lawrence) is separated from the man she loves when her father gives her away to a wealthier suitor.  She manages to escape captivity and reunites with her man, but they have to flee by canoe on wild river rapids chased by the enemy.The film's last three minutes do not survive...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Billy Bitzer; Florence Lawrence; Arthur V. Johnson; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 272
[movies]"The Miser's Heart" (1911) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"The Miser's Heart" is a short crime drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. An old miser (Adolph Lestina) is friends with a neighbor's little girl Kathy (Ynez Seabury).  One day the miser is attacked in his home by two crooks, who threaten to hurt the child unless he gives them the money. At the same time a petty thief (Lionel Barrymore) who is being sought by a baker (Robert Harron) for stealing his goods, sees ...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Billy Bitzer; Biograph Company; Adolph Lestina; Lionel Barrymore; Ynez Seabury; Robert Harron; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 266
[movies]"The Misfit" (1924)
"The Misfit" is a short comedy featuring Joe Roberts, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  This is the last film of Joe Roberts. It was released 5 months after his death.Directed by               Albert Austin, Clyde CookProduced by             Lou Anger ProductionsScenario by               Albert Austin, Clyde Cook           Starring                     Clyde Cook, Joe Roberts, Blanche PaysonCinematography       unknownDistributed by           E...
Keywords: Clyde Cook; Joe Roberts; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
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[movies]"The Monastery Of Sendomir" (1920) director Victor Sjöström (Seastrom)
"The Monastery of Sendomir" ("Secret of the Monastery" in IMDB) is a poignant drama, featuring director Victor Seastrom, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. Victor Seastrom was successful in his native Sweden before making a career in the USA in 1924-1930.  His Hollywood films are still copyrighted, this is why we show you a film from his previous years.A powerful count suspects his young wife of infidelity...
Keywords: Victor Sjöström; Victor Seastrom; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 629
[movies]"The Musketeers Of Pig Alley" (1912) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"The Musketeers of Pig Alley" is a short crime drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame."The Musketeers of Pig Alley" is the first gangster film in history.  It has some excellent acting by a very strong cast and a lot of suspense.  The film is also a predecessor of what would become known a quarter of a century later as "the film noir".Lillian Gish plays The Little Lady, whose husband...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Biograph Company; Billy Bitzer; Elmer Booth; Lillian Gish; Robert Harron; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent crime drama; silent classics; classic images; classic gangster film; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 498
[movies]"The Open Track" (1916) starring Helen Gibson
"The Open Track" is a short action film from a serial by the name of "The Hazards of Helen", featuring Helen Gibson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. This is episode 63 from a total of 119 weekly one reel films produced by Kalem, showing just how popular this serial was in 1914-1917. The first 48 films starred Helen Holmes, the remaining 71 starred Helen Gibson. They both played heroines that were independent and adventurous, resolving dangerous situations with quick thinking...
Keywords: Helen Gibson; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent action films; classic action films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent serial
Downloads: 236
[movies]"The Outlaw and His Wife" (1918) starring Victor Sjöström (Seastrom)
"The Outlaw and His Wife", "You and I" in IMDB, is a Northern drama, featuring Victor Seastrom (Sjöström), a star of Silent Hall of Fame.A stranger finds work in the ranch of a rich widow. He is a strong and hard worker, and is promoted to oversee the farm. The stranger and the widow fall in love. One day, however, he is recognized as a fugitive from justice living under an assumed name and must flee...
Keywords: silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent historical drama; silent classics; classic images; classic historical movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; Victor Sjöström; Victor Seastrom
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[movies]"The Pay Train" (1915) starring Helen Holmes
The film is included in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of Helen Holmes, a star of Silent Hall of Fame."The Pay Train" directed by J.P. McGowan from a story by Edward T. Matlack, is a short action film from a serial by the name of "The Hazards of Helen" starring Helen Holmes.  This is episode 31 from a total of 119 weekly one reel films produced by Kalem, showing just how popular this serial was in 1914-1917.  The first 48 films starred Helen Holmes, the remaining 71 starr...
Keywords: Helen Holmes; The Hazards of Helen; Kalem; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent action films; classic action films; silent classics; classic images; classic action movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent serial
Downloads: 393
[movies]"The Penalty" (1920) starring Lon Chaney
"The Penalty" (1920) is a powerful crime drama, in which Lon Chaney delivers one of his most memorable performances.   An inexperienced doctor needlessly amputates a boy's legs after a traffic accident.  The boy grows up to be a criminal mastermind, determined to revenge himself on society and on the doctor that crippled him for life a long time ago.The film has a strong 7.6 rating in IMDB.Directed by          Wallace WorsleyProduced by             Goldwyn Pictures Corpora...
Keywords: Lon Chaney; Wallace Worsley; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent crime drama; silent crime film; silent classics; classic images; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 466
[movies]"The Phantom Carriage" (1921) director Victor Sjöström (Seastrom)
"The Phantom Carriage" is a critically acclaimed drama, featuring director Victor Seastrom, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. Victor Seastrom is both the leading star of the film and its director.  He was successful in his native Sweden before making a career in the USA in 1924-1930.  His Hollywood films are still copyrighted, this is why we show you films from his previous years.A mean-spirited alcoholic drives his wife and little children away.  Then one New Year's eve dramatic events occur, w...
Keywords: Victor Seastrom; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic fantasy films; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 779
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